RPP statute controversy: Protesters clash with police outside Election Commission

Kathmandu, March 20 Rastriya Parajatantra Party supporters clashed with riot police outside the Election Commission’s office in Kathmandu as the protested the EC’s decision to remove ‘Hindu state’ and ‘monarchy’ from the party’s statute. The protestors who gathered at the Shanti Vatika in Ratna Park before converging at the Commission’s office in Kantipath, shouted slogans […]

Civic polls: Nepali Congress barred from fielding candidates in Dolpa

Kathmandu, March 19 Nepali Congress, the biggest political party in Parliament, won’t be allowed to field candidates for civic body positions in Dolpa as its local unit missed a deadline to get registered with the disctrict election office. Similarly, Rastriya Prajatantra Party can’t field candidates in nine districts: Morang, Siraha, Dhanusa, Mahottari, ¬†Gorkha, Rasuwa, Bara, […]